NetBIOS Names (Was: Re: Directory listing in libsmbclient.so)
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Tue Jan 2 19:24:19 GMT 2001
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> Correct, and the DOS redirector, that Microsoft uses limits server names to
> 11 characters. Just try addind a long name to NT, it will warn you about
> the name length for compatibility with DOS. Though I have never actually
> tried using a DOS client with a long name, NT's GUI does complain that it
> could happen.
That is completely wierd. I've never seen that before (and I started
working with NetBIOS in 1989).
Does anyone have further information on this?
Christopher R. Hertel -)----- University of Minnesota
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